2013 Buick Regal recalls

2013 Buick Regal

2 Recalls & Safety Reports

Recall List for the 2013 Buick Regal

Official recalls have been issued for the 2013 Buick Regal by the NHTSA. The complete details of all recalls are listed below, along with what they cover and the recommended solutions.

Recalls don't cost you anything to get fixed, but most are time-limited, so if your car is affected you should call your local Buick service department immediately!

If you have questions about a recall, write down your VIN & then call Buick customer service.

  1. 2013 Buick Regal ELECTRICAL SYSTEM NHTSA Campaign #13V173000

    • Date Announced: MAY 06, 2013
    • Vehicles Affected: 42,904

    Summary: General Motors (GM) is recalling certain model year 2012 and 2013 Buick LaCrosse and Regal, and model year 2013 Chevrolet Malibu Eco vehicles equipped with eAssist. These vehicles may have a condition in which the Generator Control Module (GCM) may not function properly. This could cause a gradual loss of battery charge and the illumination of the malfunction indicator light.

    Consequence: If the vehicle is continued to be driven, the engine may stall and/or the vehicle may not start. In addition, there may be a burning or melting odor, smoke, and possibly a fire in the trunk.

    Actions: GM will notify owners and dealers will test the GCM and replace it, as necessary, free of charge. The recall began on June 11, 2013. Owners may contact GM at 1-800-521-7300. GM's recall campaign number is 13136. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #13V173000 »

  2. 2013 Buick Regal EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TURN SIGNAL NHTSA Campaign #12V484000

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 04, 2012
    • Vehicles Affected: 120,426

    Summary: General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain model year 2011-2013 Buick Regal and model year 2013 Chevrolet Malibu vehicles. These vehicles are equipped with two turn signal bulbs in each front turn signal. If one of the two front turn signal bulbs burn out in either front turn signal lamp, there is no indication to the driver. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment."

    Consequence: If the driver is not aware that a turn signal is not functioning properly, the driver may continue to drive the vehicle. If half of a front turn signal is not illuminating, other driver's may not be aware that the affected vehicle is turning, thereby increasing the risk of a crash.

    Actions: GM will notify owners, dealers will update the body control module software, free of charge. The recall began in September 2014. Owners may contact Buick at 1-800-521-7300 or Chevrolet at 1-800-222-1020. GM's number for this recall is 12212. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #12V484000 »

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